rsync & rotated logs
jw at pegasys.ws
Wed Feb 25 23:43:04 GMT 2004
On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 11:14:47PM +0100, Andrzej Filip wrote:
> What is the best way to keeps rsynced copy of rotate log files ?
> x.log -> x.log.1 -> x.log.2.gz -> ...
> Can rsync "notice" changes of file name and avoid needless synchronization ?
Change how you rotate log files so that once rotated the old
files don't change names.
x.log -> x.log.yyyymmdd.gz
If you are using logrotate there is a patch at SuSE for it
to do this and Red Hat (owner of logrotate) has an open
enhancement request to add the feature.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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